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Thomas Vanek, LW, MIN3/27/2015 10:59:00 PM
Description: Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal on Friday versus Calgary.
Insight: After a slow start, Vanek has salvaged his season with another 20-goal, 50-point campaign. He has played 74 games this season.
Josh Jooris, C, CAL3/27/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal Friday against the Wild.
Insight: Jooris is still not a relevant fantasy option, with just 22 points through 55 games this season. Leave him on the wire.
Nick Bjugstad, C, FLA3/27/2015 10:39:00 AM
Description: Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad is still in Florida as his team continues their road trip.
Insight: Bjugstade has 24 goals, 43 points, and 38 penalty minutes through 72 games this season. He hopes to rejoin the team before the road trip ends Tuesday.
Andrew Hammond, G, OTT3/27/2015 10:35:00 AM
Description: Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond said he's been dealing with an injury, thought to be to his leg, but it shouldn't keep him off the ice.
Insight: He's an impressive 14-1-1 even after Thursday's loss to the Rangers. Expect him to be back out there on Saturday against Toronto as the Senators make their playoff push.
Jonathan Bernier, G, TOR3/26/2015 10:32:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier was pulled during Thursday's loss to the Panthers.
Insight: He allowed three goals on 16 shots, and fell to 20-27-6 on the season. James Reimer finished off the night for Toronto.
Jonathan Huberdeau, C, FLA3/26/2015 10:30:00 PM
Description: Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau scored a goal during Thursday's win against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Huberdeau should be owned everywhere, as he now has 13 goals, 45 points, 30 penalty minutes, and a plus-seven rating this season.
Brian Boyle, C, TAM3/26/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Brian Boyle scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Predators.
Insight: Boyle can be left on the wire. He has just 15 goals and 23 points through 75 games this season.
Mike Ribeiro, C, NAS3/26/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored a goal during Thursday's win over the Lightning.
Insight: Ribeiro has been fantastic this season, with 14 goals, 57 points, 52 penalty minutes and a plus-12 rating through 75 games.
Henrik Zetterberg, LW, DET3/26/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal on Thursday versus San Jose.
Insight: He now has 17 goals and 62 points through 69 games this season. Typical campaign for Zetterberg.
Patrick Marleau, C, SJS3/26/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Sharks center Patrick Marleau recorded three points during Thursday's victory over Detroit.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with two shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating. Marleau now has 17 goals and 52 points through 74 games this season.
Jimmy Howard, G, DET3/26/2015 10:08:00 PM
Description: Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was pulled on Thursday night.
Insight: He allowed three goals on just 10 shots against San Jose. Petr Mrazek took over, but Howard will be Detroit's horse heading into the postseason.
Andrew Hammond, G, OTT3/26/2015 10:07:00 PM
Description: Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond picked up his first loss in regulation of his NHL career on Thursday night.
Insight: It was bound to happen, and Hammond was actually pulled in the second period after allowing five goals on 22 shots. He is still an impressive 14-1-1.
Chris Kreider, LW, NYR3/26/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Rangers winger Chris Kreider scored twice during Thursday's win over the Senators.
Insight: He also had an assist, five shots, and a plus-three rating on the night. Kreider now has 20 goals, 40 points, 86 penalty minutes, and a plus-19 rating overall.
Loui Eriksson, RW, BOS3/26/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Loui Eriksson scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Ducks.
Insight: Eriksson has produced a solid campaign, with 19 goals and 42 points overall. Ryan Spooner also tallied for Boston.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA3/26/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored a goal Thursday versus Boston.
Insight: He tied the game in the third with under 20 seconds left to force overtime. Perry now has 32 goals, 52 points, and 63 penalty minutes through 61 games this season.
Eric Fehr, RW, WAS3/26/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Capitals winger Eric Fehr scored a goal during Thursday's victory against the Devils.
Insight: It was his 19th of the season, and Fehr now has 30 points through 70 games. His production is not enough to warrant a roster spot on fantasy squads.
Travis Zajac, C, NJD3/26/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Devils center Travis Zajac scored a goal during Thursday's loss to the Capitals.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Zajac now has 11 goals, 23 points, and 27 penalty minutes through 66 games this season. He can be left on the wire.
Tyler Ennis, LW, BUF3/26/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Sabres winger Tyler Ennis recorded two points during Thursday's loss to the Coyotes.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Ennis now has 19 goals and 42 points through 72 games this season.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D, ARI3/26/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a goal during Thursday's victory against the Sabres.
Insight: He also assisted on Sam Gagner OT winner. It is nice to see that he has 21 goals, but with a modest total of 40 points and a minus-16 rating, Ekman-Larsson is not a great fantasy option.
Eric Staal, C, CAR3/26/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes center Eric Staal recorded three points during Thursday's win over the Penguins.
Insight: He had a goal and two assists, along with five shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Staal now has 20 goals and 47 points through 68 games this season. Jay McClement, Ryan Murphy, and Alexander Semin also tallied for Carolina.
Brandon Sutter, C, PIT3/26/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Brandon Sutter scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Carolina.
Insight: Sutter has a solid 17 goals, but with just 29 points through 72 games, he is not a relevant fantasy option.
Johnny Boychuk, D, BOS3/26/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk found the back of the net Thursday versus Los Angeles.
Insight: Boychuk has been a great pickup for the Islanders, and now has eight goals, 33 points, and a plus-10 rating through 65 games.
Tyler Toffoli, C, LOS3/26/2015 9:34:00 PM
Description: Kings forward Tyler Toffoli scored a goal Thursday against the Islanders.
Insight: Toffoli has been quite a find this season, with 22 goals, 43 points, 35 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 68 games this season.
Henrik Lundqvist, G, NYR3/26/2015 4:14:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will start on either Saturday or Sunday.
Insight: If it is Saturday it will b against the Bruins, and if it is Sunday, it will be versus Washington. No matter what, Lundqvist appears ready to return to action.
Andrew MacDonald, D, PHI3/26/2015 4:04:00 PM
Description: Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald will miss the rest of the season with a fractured right hand.
Insight: MacDinald did not have the season some anticipated, with just 12 points through 58 games. He will be fine to start the 2015-16 campaign.
Dustin Byfuglien, RW, WIN3/26/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien will return to the lineup Thursday versus Montreal.
Insight: He missed the past nine games with an upper-body injury, but is good to go for Thursday's contest. Get him active immediately.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI3/26/2015 3:58:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds will miss the rest of the season with a fractured left leg.
Insight: The injury occurred during Wednesday's win over Chicago, and Simmonds even scored the opening goal of the game. He ends the season with 28 goals, 50 points, 66 penalty minutes, and 24 power-play points through 75 games.
Andrew Shaw, C, CHI3/25/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw scored again on Wednesday night.
Insight: It was his third tally in the past two games, and he now has 13 goals and 21 points through 70 games. Shaw can be left on the waiver wire.
Claude Giroux, C, PHI3/25/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Claude Giroux scored a goal on Wednesday versus Chicago.
Insight: Giroux has now scored four goals over the past three games. He has 22 goals and 68 points through 74 games this season.
Henrik Lundqvist, G, NYR3/25/2015 3:11:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will dress for Thursday's game versus the Senators according to the Bergen Record.
Insight: Normally third-string goaltender Mackenzie Skapski has been sent back to the AHL, so that means the Rangers are making a spot for Lundqvist. He will probably be the backup on Thursday and then start on either Saturday or Sunday.
Jamie Benn, LW, DAL3/25/2015 12:18:00 PM
Description: Stars winger Jamie Benn didn't practice on Tuesday and is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Flames according to the Dallas Morning News.
Insight: Coach Lindy Ruff said Benn was sore after Monday's game against Buffalo. He didn't get into specifics, but Benn did take some big hits in that game. He will likely be a game-time decision.
Erik Cole, LW, DAL3/25/2015 9:55:00 AM
Description: Red Wings right wing Erik Cole left Tuesday's game versus the Coyotes with an upper-body injury according to the Detroit News.
Insight: Cole left in the first period and he fell awkwardly in a scrum. He played just 5:32 minutes on Tuesday.
Henrik Sedin, C, VAN3/25/2015 9:38:00 AM
Description: Canucks center Henrik Sedin had a goal and two assists in the, 5-2, victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
Insight: Sedin had an assist on Yannick Weber's power-play goal and Radim Vrbata's score in the second period. Then Sedin scored an empty-netter. He has 17 goals and 48 assists in 73 games this season.
Blake Wheeler, RW, WIN3/25/2015 9:36:00 AM
Description: Jets right winger Blake Wheeler scored in the, 5-3, loss to the Canucks on Tuesday.
Insight: It was a one score game until Vancouver scored two empty-net goals in the final minute. Wheeler's goal came on even strength. With this loss and the Kings victory over the Rangers, Los Angeles is two points behind Winnipeg for the final wild card spot in the Western Conference, and the Kings have played one fewer game. Wheeler has 23 goals and 34 assists with a plus-24 rating this season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN3/25/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist in the, 5-2, victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
Insight: Vrbata was all over the ice, leading his team with seven shots on net. No one else for Vancouver even had five. All three of Vrbata's points came at even strength. He has 29 goals and 27 assists in 70 games this season.
Pekka Rinne, G, NAS3/24/2015 10:48:00 PM
Description: Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne picked up his 39th victory of the season on Tuesday night.
Insight: He helped defeat Montreal in overtime by stopping 27-of-29 shots on goal. Rinne is now 39-15-4 overall.
Brendan Gallagher, RW, MON3/24/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Predators.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal, and now has 22 goals, 44 points, and a plus-23 rating through 74 games. David Desharnais was the other goal scorer for Montreal on the night.
Filip Forsberg, C, NAS3/24/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Predators center Filip Forsberg netted the overtime winner Tuesday against the Canadiens.
Insight: He scored the winner on the power play, and now has 22 goals, 56 points, and a plus-15 rating through 74 games this season. Mattias Ekholm and Ryan Ellis also scored for Nashville.
David Moss, RW, ARI3/24/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Coyotes winger David Moss scored a pair of goals in the, 5-4, victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday.
Insight: Moss isn't fantasy relevant as he had more goals on Tuesday than he did in the first 51 games of the season. He is also minus-20 with six assists.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/24/2015 10:24:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored a goal and an assist in the overtime loss to the Coyotes on Tuesday.
Insight: Detroit never led in the game, but they also never trailed by more than one as Arizona and Detroit alternated on nine goals. Abdelkader scored in the second period and then assisted Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal to tie it at four. Abdelkader has been very good in March with eight goals and two assists this month. It was a power-play goal and his 20th of the season. Abdelkader also had an assist, seven shots, four penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Erik Cole also tallied for Detroit.
Mark Arcobello, C, EDM3/24/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift Arizona over Detroit, 5-4.
Insight: Arcobello's goal was unassisted as he simply beat Red Wings defeseman Marek Zidlicky and with his long reach Arcobello beat goaltender Jimmy Howard stick side. Arcobello had two goals and an assist in the game. He has 15 goals and 11 assists in 69 games this season.
Nikita Kucherov, RW, TAM3/24/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored this 27th goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Panthers.
Insight: Kucherov has been fantastic all season, and now has 59 points and a plus-36 rating throught 74 games. Tyler Johnson, Ryan Callahan, and Brenden Morrow also scored for Tampa Bay.
Jonathan Huberdeau, C, FLA3/24/2015 10:07:00 PM
Description: Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Lightning.
Insight: Huberdeau also had eight shots on goal, and now has 12 goals and 44 points through 70 games this season. Jussi Jokinen and Brandon Pirri also lit the lamp for Florida.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLBHot3/24/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell registered a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Hartnell has just been on fire lately. He led the team with five shots on net Tuesday. Hartnell has five goals in the last five games and 11 this month. He has 25 goals and 28 assists this season.
Ryan Kesler, C, ANA3/24/2015 9:59:00 PM
Description: Ducks center Ryan Kesler scored in the, 5-3, loss to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
Insight: Kesler had three shots on net, scoring on the power play in the first period. Anaheim actually took a, 2-0, lead and then lead, 3-2, but Columbus scored the final three goals of the game. Kesler has 19 goals and 27 assists in 75 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G, CLB3/24/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 37 saves in the, 5-3, victory over the Ducks on Tuesday.
Insight: Bobrovsky did allow three goals but facing 40 shots allowed him to still post a .925 save percentage. He has been overall disappointing this season with a 23-17-2 record.
Mats Zuccarello, LW, NYR3/24/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Kings.
Insight: Zuccarello also had two shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. He now has 13 goals, 44 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-18 rating overall. Kevin Hayes also tallied for the Rangers.
Jeff Carter, C, LOS3/24/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Kings center Jeff Carter scored a goal during Tuesday's victory against the Rangers.
Insight: Carter has had a solid campaign, with 26 goals, 54 points, 28 penalty minutes, and a plus-five rating through 73 games. Marion Gaborik, Jake Muzzin, and Robin Regehr also scored for Los Angeles.
John Tavares, C, NYI3/24/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Wild.
Insight: Hehalso had an impressive eight shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 34 goals and 74 points through 74 games this season.
Zach Parise, LW, MIN3/24/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against the Islanders.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Parise now has 29 goals, 57 points, 41 penalty minutes, and a plus-18 rating through 67 games this season.
Jake Allen, G, STL3/24/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen allowed two goals during the Saturday's, 3-2, victory over the Penguins.
Insight: Allen hasn't made many starts lately with this start versus Pittsburgh being his fifth this month. Allen has won two of those starts, including this one on Tuesday. He is 19-6-4 this season.
Marc-Andre Fleury, G, PIT3/24/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals in the overtime loss to the Blues.
Insight: Fleury made 32 saves in the loss. He has been great this season, but Fleury has come back down to earth a bit, allowing at least three goals in three of the last five games.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL3/24/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Blues over the Penguins, 3-2, on Tuesday.
Insight: Steen led the Blues with five shots on net in the game. He scored from the point 35 seconds into overtime. Steen has 24 goals and 38 assists in 72 games this season.
Brian Gionta, RW, MON3/23/2015 11:05:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta had a pair of goals in the, 4-3, loss to the Stars on Monday.
Insight: Gionta had a nice night with seven shots on net, but he isn't really fantasy relevant. Gionta has nine goals and 15 assists in 60 games this season.
Jamie Benn, LW, DAL3/23/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Stars winger Jamie Benn scored a pair of goals in the, 4-3, victory over the Sabres on Monday.
Insight: Benn scored one of his two goals on the power play and also had an assisst on Patrick Eaves' third period score. Benn has 26 goals and 44 assists in 73 games this season.
Cody Eakin, C, DAL3/23/2015 11:02:00 PM
Description: Stars center Cody Eakin scored the game-winning goal in the, 4-3, victory over the Sabres on Monday.
Insight: It was a beautiful goal. Eakin actually fell down, but when he got up, he broke for the slot. John Klingberg made a wonderful pass and Eakin scored easily. Eakin has 17 goals and 17 assists in 69 games this season.
Thomas Vanek, LW, MIN3/23/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Insight: Vanek assisted Charlie Coyle's goal in the first period and then scored in the third period to give Minnesota a, 2-0, lead. The goal turned out to be the game-winner. vanek has 19 goals and 30 assists in 72 games this season.
Jonathan Bernier, G, TOR3/23/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier had a decent game versus the Wild, but he still lost, 2-1.
Insight: It's just been a bad season overall for the Toronto Maple Leafs. It would probably be best for all fantasy owners to forget about owning anyone on this team. Despite just allowing two goals on Monday, Bernier dropped to 20-26-6 on the season.
Devan Dubnyk, G, MIN3/23/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk allowed just one goal and made 35 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Insight: Dubnyk did not allow that goal until about six minutes left in the third period. We are running out of accolades for this guy. He has won four of his last five games and 22 games since Jan. 15. Dubnyk is 32-11-3 this season.
Mike Hoffman, LW, OTT3/23/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman had a goal and two assists in the, 5-2, victory over the Sharks on Monday.
Insight: Hoffman has been slumping a bit lately as he had just two goals and two assists in March before Monday. The three points versus the Sharks is hopefully a sign he has things turning around for good. Hoffman has 26 goals and 20 assists in his rookie season.
Joe Pavelski, C, SJS3/23/2015 10:14:00 PM
Description: Sharks forward Joe Pavelski scored his 35th goal of the season as San Jose lost to Ottawa, 5-2, on Monday.
Insight: Pavelski, however, was minus-two in the game. He did have seven shots on net to lead all Sharks skaters. Pavelski has 31 assists with his 35 goals and a plus-11 rating in 73 games this season.
Andrew Hammond, G, OTT3/23/2015 10:11:00 PM
Description: Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond continues to dominant the NHL.
Insight: Hammond is 14-0-1 in his first 15 starts in the NHL. Entering Monday's game versus the Sharks, he had a 1.65 GAA and .947 save percentage. Ottawa beat San Jose, 5-2, and Hammond made 29 saves in the victory.
Andrew Shaw, C, CHI3/23/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw had a pair of goals in the, 3-1, victory over the Hurricanes on Monday.
Insight: Shaw scored the team's first goal in the first period and then added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Shaw has 12 goals and eight assists with a minus-nine rating in 69 games this season.
Anton Khudobin, G, CAR3/23/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin allowed two goals and lost to the Blackhawks, 3-1, on Monday.
Insight: The last Chicago goal came with an empty net. Khudobin shouldn't be on many fantasy hockey teams as he is 8-15-5 this season and came into Monday with a 2.64 GAA and .903 save percentage in 31 games this season.
Corey Crawford, G, CHI3/23/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford was tremendous, making 43 saves in his 30th victory of the season on Monday.
Insight: Crawford and Chicago beat Carolina, 3-1. Crawford is 30-15-5 this season, and he came into the game with a 2.21 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Anze Kopitar, C, LOS3/23/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar registered a goal and two assists with a plus-two rating on Monday versus the Devils.
Insight: Kopitar assisted Los Angeles' first two goals in the first period with Tyler Toffoli's score coming on the power play. Then Kopitar scored in the third period. He has 15 goals and 42 assists in 69 games this season.
Cory Schneider, G, NJD3/23/2015 9:33:00 PM
Description: Devils goaltender Cory Schneider made 30 saves in the, 3-1, loss to the Kings on Monday.
Insight: Schneider has been playing better as of late, but it has resulted in very few victories. He has allowed seven goals in the last five games, winning just two of those games. Schneider is just 26-27-7 this season.
Jonathan Quick, G, LOS3/23/2015 9:31:00 PM
Description: Kings goalie Jonathan Quick made 19 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Devils on Monday.
Insight: Quick allowed just one goal in the victory. Quick is now 31-19-12 this season. The Kings are tied with the Flames for the final spot in the Pacific division, but Calgary is in action Monday night versus Colorado.
Mike Smith, G, ARI3/22/2015 10:41:00 PM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith made 41 saves in the, 3-1, loss to the Canucks on Sunday.
Insight: Smith has had a rough season, but he played well versus Vancouver. Just one of the two goals he allowed were on even strength. Smith, however, should not be in many fantasy lineups as he is 11-37-5 and came into Sunday with a 3.18 GAA and .901 save percentage.
Alexander Edler, D, VAN3/22/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler scored the game-winning goal in Vancouver's, 3-1, victory over the Coyotes on Sunday.
Insight: Edler scored on the power play at the 16:47 mark of the third period to break the, 1-1, tie. Henrik Sedin added an empty net goal as insurance. Edler led the team with five shots on net. He has seven goals and 14 assists in 64 games this season.
Cam Talbot, G, NYR3/22/2015 10:22:00 PM
Description: Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot made 36 saves in the, 7-2, victory over the Ducks on Sunday.
Insight: Talbot has just been tremendous for the Rangers. With this victory, New York appears to be the front runner for the President's Trophy. New York, Montreal and Ahaheim all have 99 points, but New York has played the fewest amount of games. Talbot is 19-7-4 this season, and owners should continue to start him until Henrik Lundqvist returns.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA3/22/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his 30th and 31st goal of the season on Sunday night versus the Rangers.
Insight: Perry was about the only bright spot for the Ducks as Anaheim lost to the New York Rangers, 7-2. Somehow, Perry managed to finish plus-one and led the team with eight shots on net. He has 19 assists with his 31 goals and plus-15 rating in 59 games this season. Perry is ninth in the league in goals scored.
Derek Stepan, C, NYR3/22/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Rangers center Derek Stepan scored a pair of goals and had an assist in the, 7-2, rout of the Ducks on Sunday.
Insight: Stepan led the Rangers with five shots on goal. He assisted Chris Kreider's goal in the first two minutes of the game and then he scored on the power play close to the six minute mark of the first period. Then, he scored an unassisted goal towards the end of the second period. Stepan has 13 goals and 33 assists with a plus-19 rating in 57 games this season.
Matthew Carle, D, TAM3/22/2015 8:20:00 PM
Description: Lightning defenseman Matt Carle had two assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday.
Insight: Carle had assists on J.T. Brown's goal in the first period and then Jason Garrison's score in the second period. Carle has four goals and 13 assists with a plus-13 rating in 50 games this season.
Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS3/22/2015 8:15:00 PM
Description: Bruins center Patrice Bergeron scored his 21st goal of the season on Sunday versus the Lightning.
Insight: Bergeron scored the first goal of the game, but Tampa Bay then scored the next four goals as Tuukka Rask stopped just eight of 12 shots before Bruins coach Claude Julien pulled him for backup Niklas Svedberg. Bergeron has 30 assists with his 20 goals in 72 games this season.
Ondrej Palat, LW, TAM3/22/2015 8:12:00 PM
Description: Lightning left winger Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist in the, 5-3, victory over the Bruins on Sunday.
Insight: Palat assisted J.T. Brown in the first period and then scored on the power play in the third. Palat was plus-two in the game. He has 16 goals and 40 assists with a plus-32 rating in 66 games this season.
Jimmy Howard, G, DET3/22/2015 3:08:00 PM
Description: Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard picked up a win Sunday against St. Louis.
Insight: He made 23 saves on 24 shots on goal. Howard is now 21-12-9 overall.
Jake Allen, G, STL3/22/2015 3:07:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen allowed two goals during Sunday's loss versus Detroit.
Insight: He faced 25 shots on goal and stopped 23 of them. Allen is now 18-7-3 on the season.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL3/22/2015 3:05:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the team's lone goal during Sunday's loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: Steen now has a solid 23 goals and 61 points through 71 games this season. He should be active everywhere.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/22/2015 3:04:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader netted the overtime winner Sunday against the Blues.
Insight: It was a power-play goal and his 20th of the season. Abdelkader also had an assist, seven shots, four penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Erik Cole also tallied for Detroit.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C, EDM3/22/2015 9:02:00 AM
Description: Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a big night Saturday against the Flyers.
Insight: He netted the overtime winner, and finished with two goals, one assist, two shots, and a plus-three rating. Nugent-Hopkins now has 22 goals and 53 points through 70 games this season.
Claude Giroux, C, PHI3/22/2015 9:00:00 AM
Description: Flyers center Claude Giroux scored twice during Saturday's overtime loss to the Oilers.
Insight: Giroux and Jakub Voracek have been two of the few bright spots for Philadelphia this season. Voracek picked up three assists on the night, while Giroux now has 21 goals and 67 points through 73 games this season.
Kari Lehtonen, G, DAL3/22/2015 8:58:00 AM
Description: Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves to shut out the Blackhawks on Saturday night.
Insight: He has now won two games in a row, and raised his record to 31-14-10 with a 2.82 GAA and .908 save percentage.
Jason Spezza, C, DAL3/22/2015 8:56:00 AM
Description: Stars center Jason Spezza recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Blackhawks.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with a plus-two rating. Spezza now has 16 goals and 55 points through 72 games this season.
Pekka Rinne, G, NAS3/22/2015 8:54:00 AM
Description: Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne posted a shutout Saturday versus Buffalo.
Insight: It was not a particulary tough not for Rinne, who stopped all 24 shots on goal. He is now 38-15-4 with a 2.09 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Tobias Rieder, RW, ARI3/22/2015 8:52:00 AM
Description: Arizona center Tobias Rieder scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss against the Penguins.
Insight: Rider also had six shots on goal, but is still not a relevant fantasy option. He has 11 goals and 18 points through 61 games this season.
Sidney Crosby, C, PIT3/22/2015 8:50:00 AM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Coyotes.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Crosby now has 23 goals and 72 points through 66 games this season. Brandon Sutter and Daniel Winnik also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Kyle Turris, C, OTT3/21/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Senators center Kyle Turris scored twice during Saturday's victory against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Turris has six points and three goals in the past three games, and now has 21 goals, 52 points, and 34 penalty minutes through 71 games this season.
Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS3/21/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Bruins center Patrice Bergeron scored a goal Saturday's loss to the Panthers.
Insight: Bergeron also had four shots on goal, and now has 20 goals, 50 points, and 40 penalty minutes through 71 games overall.
Jimmy Hayes, RW, FLA3/21/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Panthers winger Jimmy Hayes scored a goal during Saturday's shootout win over the Bruins.
Insight: Hayes has had a decent season,w ith 18 goals, 31 points, and 18 penalty minutes through 62 games overall.
Leo Komarov, C, TOR3/21/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Toronto forward Leo Komarov scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Senators.
Insight: Komarov is still not a good option, with just eight goals and 25 points through 54 games this season.
Carey Price, G, MON3/21/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Canadiens goaltender Carey Price earned a shutout Saturday against the Sharks.
Insight: Price made 29 saves on as many opportunities, and raised his record to 40-15-4 on the season.
Antti Niemi, G, SJS3/21/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Sharks netminder Antti Niemi played well, but took the loss Saturday versus Montreal.
Insight: He allowed just one one goal on 28 shots, but the Sharks fell 2-0. Niemi is now 28-21-7 on the season.
Tomas Plekanec, C, MON3/21/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scored the team's lone goal Saturday versus San Jose.
Insight: Plekanec has had a fantastic campaign, and now has 22 goals, 51 points, 44 penalty minutes, and a plus-10 rating through 73 games this season.
Elias Lindholm, C, CAR3/21/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm scored a goal saturday against the Rangers.
Insight: Lindholm also had two shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He has had a solid season, with 16 goals and 35 points through 70 games this season.
T.J. Fast, D3/21/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Rangers forward T.J. Fast scored a goal Saturday versus Carolina.
Insight: Fast is not a relevant fantasy option with just four goals and 11 points through 46 games this season.
Ondrej Pavelec, G, WIN3/21/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec pitched a shutout Saturday versus Washington.
Insight: He stopped all 27 shots and frustrated the Capitals all night. Pavelec is now 17-14-7 on the season.
Jaroslav Halak, G, NYI3/21/2015 9:26:00 PM
Description: Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shutout Saturday versus New Jersey.
Insight: He stopped all 26 shots on goal, and is now 35-15-1 on the season.
Travis Hamonic, D, NYI3/21/2015 9:25:00 PM
Description: New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Devils.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots, two penalty minutes and a plus-two rating on the night. Hamonic now has five goals and 29 points overall.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN3/21/2015 6:42:00 PM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Kings.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Vrbata now has 27 goals and 51 points through 68 games this season. Nick Bonino, Bo Horvat, and Daniel Sedin also lit the lamp for Vancouver.


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